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Satisfaction with Work

8.0 / 10

(based on 8 ratings in 2015)

2015

"I had more client interaction than I expected to have during my first seat, and have lots now in PI. My responsibilities range from having a small role on big transactions/cases to having a lead role on minor ones."
First year trainee, London
"I have been given a very high level of responsibility for a trainee and have had a lot of client interaction. I have only been assigned admin-style jobs on a handful of occasions."
Second year trainee, London
"Throughout the training contract, my client contact has varied. I have had client contact and interaction in all of my seats. Some involved board meeting coordination, some involved interviewing and auditing, and others have been in relation to business development, with emails, phone calls and the like included. In terms of actual responsibilities, these have varied from administrative to technical to overseeing, so I have had a wide variety of experience."
Second year trainee, London
"I have been invited to numerous client meetings and have had the chance to attend several high-profile hearings."
First year trainee, London
"The work you are assigned differs per department; however you have a lot of client contact in some departments, contact with other law firms directly; and generally a lot of responsibility. Roles are varied depending on experience and your understanding of the work."
First year trainee, London
"I have had a good degree of client contact. There is a very varied range of departments on offer during training contract; good ratio of interesting fee-earning work to research and glorified admin."
Second year trainee, London
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